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Italy’s Masi Toasts Upturn In U.S. Fortunes

Italian luxury wine producer Masi Agricola, known for its Amarone offerings from northern Italy’s Veneto region, has long had a significant U.S. presence, but after a difficult period coinciding with the recession, the company is again enjoying solid growth prospects. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 19, 2015

Charles Heidsieck Moving To Folio Fine Wine Partners

Like stablemate Piper-Heidsieck, Charles Heidsieck is moving from Rémy Cointreau USA to a new importer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 1, 2015

Wine Spectator And Vinexpo Reveal Speakers For “Inside The U.S. Wine Market” Panel

In partnership with Wine Spectator, this year’s Vinexpo exhibition in Bordeaux will include a panel entitled “Inside the U.S. Wine Market,” to be held Tuesday, June 16, from 10 a.m.–12 p.m.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 29, 2015

News Briefs for February 13, 2015

•California-based importer and marketer The San Francisco Wine Exchange (SFWE) is under new ownership, following the December retirement of founder Hugh Thacher. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 13, 2015

News Briefs for February 6, 2015

•Combs Wine & Spirits, the spirits company founded by entertainment mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs in 2013, has appointed Dia Simms to the role of president. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 6, 2015

Interview: Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi CEO Giovanni Geddes Filicaja

With a prestigious Italian portfolio including Frescobaldi, Ornellaia, Masseto, Luce della Vite, Danzante and Attems, Tuscany-based Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi has posted impressive sales growth recently, including a 19% jump in the U.S. market last year. Globally, the company’s wine sales rose 4.3% in 2013 to €84 million ($105m), on volume of about 10 million bottles, and it’s projecting a 6% global advance this year. In the U.S., which accounts for around 15% of revenue, Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi’s wines are handled by Folio Fine Wine Partners. Shanken News Daily senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently met with company CEO Giovanni Geddes Filicaja to get an update on progress and discuss the group’s plans for the year ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 20, 2014

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